Go Country 105 Presents Driftwood: Country Music, Craft Beer & BBQ Festival! Reveals Veteran/Active Military Discounts And More!

Go Country 105 Presents Driftwood: Country Music, Craft Beer & BBQ Festival at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA for its 3rd annual Veterans Day Weekend celebration. The festival will feature a variety of craft beers from local fan favorites and exciting out of town breweries that…


Kristyn Clarke


Posted on November 8, 2018

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Go Country 105 Presents Driftwood: Country Music, Craft Beer & BBQ Festival at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, CA for its 3rd annual Veterans Day Weekend celebration. The festival will feature a variety of craft beers from local fan favorites and exciting out of town breweries that will be sure to impress country music and craft beer super-fans as they raise a glass to headliners Chase Rice and Big & Rich. 
Produced by California’s most successful and respected craft beer festival producer Brew Ha Ha Productions, and premier music festival production company Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE), Driftwood offers a weekend of entertainment that will feature line dancing workshops, mechanical bull rides, oversized games including Jenga, Beer Pong, dancing, and much more. 
The 3rd annual event offers tastings from an impressive list of breweries including Avery Brewing, Barley Forge, Bootlegger’s, Burgeon Beer Co., The Wild Barrel, Alpine Brewing, Artifex, Chapman Crafted and more. The craft beer will pair perfectly with mouthwatering BBQ from some of the region’s best restaurants and food trucks. Complimentary beer tastings end at 4:00pm and a great selection of beer will be available for purchase throughout the event.
To complement the craft beer tastings, Driftwood is featuring a signature 60-foot BBQ station that will serve flavorful tri-tip, brisket, and more. Barrett’s Sausage King will be offering an assortment of their legendary gourmet sausages. If BBQ isn’t your thing, Spicy Pie will be serving up their festival favorite pizza pies. 
The music performance times for Driftwood at Doheny State Beach are as follows: 

Saturday, November 10:
8:10 p.m. – Chase Rice
6:55 p.m. – Michael Ray
5:45 p.m. – Carly Pearce
4:40 p.m. – Seth Ennis
3:40 p.m. –Filmore
2:45 p.m. – Naked Walrus
Sunday, November 11:
7:40 p.m. – Big & Rich
6:25 p.m. – Kristian Bush
5:15 p.m. – Jamestown Revival
4:10 p.m. – Brooke Eden
3:10 p.m. – Brandon Ray
2:15 p.m. – Naked Walrus
A portion of the proceeds from Driftwood at Doheny State Beach will be donated to the DohenyState Beach Interpretive Association (DSBIA)— the non-profit association of Doheny State Beach, dedicated to the protection of the park’s beaches, facilities, marine refuge and its historical, cultural and social stories— and the SanOnofreParks Foundation— a California non-profit that works with the California State Parks to develop, preserve and enhance the recreation and experience of California’s unique and beautiful coastal parks.
Shuttle passes are available for only $10 per person, roundtrip. Parking is available at the shuttle pick up at the Outlets at San Clemente (101 W.AvenidaVista Hermosa, San Clemente, CA 92672). Visit www.DriftwoodFest.com for details.
Driftwood kicks off at 1:00 PM each day, with early entry and VIP guests arriving at 12:00 PM.Tickets for Driftwood are on sale now atwww.DriftwoodFest.comwith general admission prices starting at $39.50 for Single Day tickets, and $79.50 for Weekend tickets, while supplies last. A limited number of Single Day and Weekend VIP packages are also available for purchase.
Information Veterans and Active Military Personnel at Driftwood at Doheny State Beach

·      Veterans and active duty military can get discount tickets to the show via vettix.org, which offers tickets to verified members of the military

·      Veterans and active duty military can take the park and ride shuttle from the Outlets at San Clemente free of charge by using the code THANKYOU at www.driftwoodfest.com or show your military ID for a complimentary shuttle ride to and from the festival.

·      A member of the military will be dubbed “Hometown Hero” and will be honored and brought on stage during the show to receive a guitar signed by Driftwood artists.

·      The Hall of Heroes will feature photographs from a variety of organizations and military members on display including reunions when the members of the military return home from deployment.

·      Several Driftwood vendors, including event sponsor Rockstar Energy Drink and clothing company Puppies Make Me Happy, will be offering discounts and freebies to those who show a military I.D.

·      There will be signs located throughout the festival grounds so that Driftwood attendees can leave messages for veterans and civilians.

There will be several local non-profits on-site that will provide information and a number of services to veterans and military families:

– Patriots and Paws pairs veterans with rescued animals to helps reduce psychological and financial stress as they transition back into civilian life. It also helps military members and their families by providing them with home furnishings, small appliances and basic necessities.

– Team Red, White and Blue will share information on how the organization has been able to connect veterans to their communities through physical and social activities.

– Veterans Legal Institute provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low-income current and former military service members to help them obtain housing, healthcare, education and employment.

– The Seal Dog Foundation helps veterans acquire a professionally trained and registered service dog in accordance with the American Disability Act (ADA) in a timely and less costly manner. The foundation serves veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries and physical issues such as back or neck injuries.

– The Marine Corps League-South Coast Detachment helps support Marines, sailors and their families in the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, the school of Infantry, the San Onofre Elementary School located on Camp Pendleton and the 1st Marine Regiment-Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force. The group offers various services throughout the year, but also helps ensure military families have Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, collects toys for kids and gift cards for families in need during the holiday season.

DohenyState Beachis easily accessible by car from Los Angeles County, San Diego County, the Inland Empire, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, the San Joaquin Valley, and via flights to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.
The festival producers encourage attendees to drink responsibly.
Sponsors for Driftwood include PuraVida Bracelets,Wienerschnitzel, Musicians Institute, George Dickel, Avery Brewing Co., Bai Beverages,RockstarEnergy Drink, Head Down Eyes Up, Deep Eddy Vodka, Boot Barn, Barefoot Wines, and more.
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